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The UK's market leading turkey producer, Bernard Matthews, has announced the appointment of Mr Rob Burnett as their new Chief Executive. For the past twelve years Burnett has been the Chief Executive for S Daniels PLC and latterly Hain Daniels PLC. He has considerable brand experience...

With immediate effect, Millbrook, one of Europe's leading test and engineering solution providers for the automotive, energy and defence markets, is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Alex Burns as its Chief Executive Officer. Burns, a mechanical engineer who holds an MBA from Cranfield University,...

Rutland Partners is pleased to announce that on 2 October 2013 it exchanged contracts with General Motors (“GM”) for the acquisition of Millbrook Proving Ground Limited (“Millbrook”) for an undisclosed amount with additional funds being made available for the development of new facilities. Millbrook is one...

Rutland Partners, the specialist turnaround and restructuring investor, is pleased to announce that on 30 August 2013 it completed an investment in Bernard Matthews Holdings Limited (“Bernard Matthews”) alongside the existing family interests to strengthen the business and support its future growth and development. Bernard Matthews,...

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Rutland Partners, the specialist turnaround and restructuring investor, announces that on 18 December 2012 it agreed and completed the sale of Advantage Healthcare (“Advantage”), a leading healthcare services provider, to Interserve plc (“Interserve”) for a cash consideration of £26.5 million. Rutland acquired Advantage, originally a group...

Rutland Partners, the specialist restructuring investor and Yum! Brands, global owners of the Pizza Hut brand, announce that on 9 November they completed a deal whereby Rutland acquires Pizza Hut’s UK Dine-In restaurant business. In the deal, Rutland Partners has acquired the share capital of Pizza...

Rutland Partners, the specialist turnaround and restructuring investor, is pleased to announce that one of its portfolio businesses, Laidlaw Interiors Group (“LIG”) has acquired Timbmet Doors Solutions Ltd (“TDSL”), a major supplier of performance doorsets for the non-domestic internal timber door market for a total...

Rutland Partners, the specialist turnaround and restructuring investor, is pleased to announce that Brandon Hire has acquired Phoenix Surveying Equipment, a leading supplier of construction related electronic surveying and safety equipment. Brandon Hire was acquired by Rutland in September 2010 from Wolseley PLC for £43m. Phoenix...

Rutland Partners, the turnaround and restructuring investor, is pleased to announce the simultaneous acquisitions of Laidlaw and the interiors manufacturing division of SIG plc (SIGIM). Rutland is investing alongside John Jefferies, CEO of Laidlaw. Laidlaw is the UK’s leading supplier of architectural ironmongery, doorsets, handrail...